Miracle on the Field

  Tanner was born premature with a rare congenital heart defect, but it hasn’t stopped him from playing sports and staying active. After undergoing surgery as an infant, his heart remained healthy and never showed […]

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Good at Heart

No one watching Ethan Byler play on the swing set with his sister, Emily, would point to the toddler and say, “He had a heart transplant.” They wouldn’t know that earlier this year Ethan became […]

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Improving infants’ quality of life through music

The neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at Norton Children’s Hospital downtown and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews offer music therapy for infants and their families. This clinical and evidence-based health practice is very […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital again granted prestigious Magnet status

LOUISVILLE, Ky. , (Jan. 15, 2013): Norton Children’s Hospital has once again been granted Magnet? status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. The hospital becomes one of only five in the […]

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Advanced technology for pediatric heart failure now available in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 4, 2015) – While often it is assumed that adults are the only ones who suffer from heart failure, the condition also affects infants, children and teens. In Kentucky, more than 300 […]

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Conjoined twins separated at Norton Children’s Hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2015) – Specialists at Norton Children’s Hospital have announced they performed a surgery to separate 7-week-old conjoined twin girls on Nov. 11. Since the surgery, the girls have been under close […]

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Kentucky becomes only fourth state to mandate physician training on child abuse

Kentucky and Indiana continue to rank among the worst states in the nation for the number of children who are abused and neglected, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services […]

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Game On

Giving back to the community’s youth through safer game play High school football is a major tradition in our community. Thousands are drawn to those Friday night lights all over the Louisville area every weekend […]

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3-D printing technology helps surgeons save a boy’s life

When Par Tha Sung had a routine ultrasound during her pregnancy, she found out that her unborn child had four congenital heart defects. “I was very sad and just cried,” said the Owensboro, Ky., resident, […]

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